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Residential Garbage, Recycling and Composting Guide

Print and post these easy-to-use guides on your refrigerator or near the waste sorting area in your home to help you remember what goes in – or must stay out – of each cart.


Residential Garbage, Recycling and Composting Guide (English)

How to prepare your garbage, recycling and composting for curbside pickup

Residential Garbage, Recycling and Composting Guide (Russian)

How to prepare your garbage, recycling and composting for curbside pickup

Residential Garbage, Recycling and Composting Guide (Vietnamese)

How to prepare your garbage, recycling and composting for curbside pickup

Residential Garbage, Recycling and Composting Guide (Spanish)

How to prepare your garbage, recycling and composting for curbside pickup

Residential Garbage, Recycling and Composting Guide (Chinese)

How to prepare your garbage, recycling and composting for curbside pickup

Heartbleed Security Notice

A serious security vulnerability known as "Heartbleed" was recently discovered in OpenSSL, a popular software library commonly used by many websites on the internet to encrypt communication between a user's computer and a web server.

PortlandOregon.gov is NOT affected by this vulnerability as it does not use the OpenSSL software library. Please rest assured we are dedicated to protecting your security on this website.